Seattle Times: Tree Top uses surplus peaches to feed hungry

By |May 19th, 2017|

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From The Seattle Times:
There’s the old adage, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”

Tree Top, the food processing co-op based

How grower renewed aging block of cherry trees

By |May 17th, 2017|

A tale of 17 acres

Make the most of your mulch – Video

By |May 17th, 2017|

Pruning wood and mowing weeds can provide extra food for soil organisms that help keep trees healthy.

Tart cherries growers shake it up in the Northwest – Video

By |May 17th, 2017|

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Under the canopy, a mechanical claw reaches out to grasp the trunk, clamps and shakes violently, sending a cascade of

BC Tree Fruits Cooperative issues cherry forecast

By |May 17th, 2017|

The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative is estimating a 2017 crop of 12 million pounds of cherries, according to a news release issued Wednesday.

NW cherry growers forecast 227,000-ton crop

By |May 17th, 2017|

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Cherry growers from five Northwest states expect about 227,000 tons, or 22.7 million 20-pound boxes, from the 2017 crop.

The growers

Glade Brosi, young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |May 16th, 2017|

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family background / Glade is originally from Kentucky and joined Stemilt in 2011 with a graduate degree in plant and

Processed Pear Committee looking for public member nominations

By |May 15th, 2017|

The public member position of the Processed Pear Committee will be up for nomination during the committee's annual meeting.

Reconstructing WSU’s sweet breeding program

By |May 15th, 2017|

Changes make the WSU sweet cherry breeding program more efficient and focused to set up its new breeder for success.

WSDA dedicates research greenhouse to study plant viruses

By |May 11th, 2017|

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The newest research greenhouse in Prosser, Washington, will dramatically expedite and expand the tree fruit industry’s ability to identify viruses

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